As part of the SkillsFuture Initiative, the Specialist Diploma in Game Development (Design/Programming/Art) aims to deepen participants’ knowledge and skills in games development to undertake jobs in games companies or other companies requiring employees with games-related skillsets.

The course will:

  • Provide participants with a deeper knowledge of the concepts and techniques needed for developing games through common core modules as well as a choice of focused tracks on game design, game programming or game art
  • Provide participants with a comprehensive overview of game development (including VR/AR game development) pipeline
  • Enable participants to apply the acquired knowledge to their respective job function as well as to deepen their skills and competencies required to perform at a higher level

This course is designed in collaboration with the industry to ensure relevance to employers. The Specialist Diploma aligns with the SkillsFuture Earn and Learn Programme to enable participants to undergo structured on-the-job training and mentorship.

The 12-month work-study programme is targeted at polytechnic graduates from Game Development (design, programming or art), Animation, IT and related courses. It gives fresh graduates a head start in careers related to their discipline of study. And also provides existing employees an opportunity to deepen their knowledge and skills to enhance their career progression and promote lifelong learning.

For those who are keen to take the Specialist Diploma in Games Development, without the Earn & Learn Programme component, we are pleased to inform you that you can also sign up for this course as a public participants. Do note that you should be able to attend lessons as mentioned in the course schedule, as the public run of the course will run in conjunction with the ELP participants.


What You'll Study


On successful completion of all module requirements, you will be awarded with the Specialist Diploma in Games Development (Design/Programming/Art)